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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

5,893 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,893
Reviews: 2,213
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 423
Gots: 436 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 01-22-2001)
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Reviews by Bone53:
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Bone53

Pennsylvania

4.46/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass at around 45°F

Appearance: Cloudy golden orange hue; Swirled and poured the last bit which resulted in a two finger white head

Smell: Banana is dominant with wheat, yeast, and cloves playing in the background. Perhaps some citrus as well

Taste: Starts off with a blast of banana with hints of lemon and fades into a wheaty/yeasty combination that lingers on the palate.

Mouthfeel: Very light as expected yet extremely smooth and refreshing

Overall: When reviewing wheat beers, many of us on here (including myself) mention that it's not our style, but this is one of my very few exceptions. Truly an amazing hefe and you don't even have to seek it out. Therefore, this is the only hefe worth buying in my opinion. Beats others in the style, Bavarian or not, at a competitive price point. This is one of those beers that make you look forward to summer. The ratings say it all. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 06:05:06 | More by Bone53
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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 5,893 ratings.